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The Paradise Papers highlight the need for enforcing regulations to stem tax avoidance

Anglo finds SA hard to love or leave

After 100 years, the mining giant remains a big fish in our political and economic pond

SABMiller’s big merger with suitor Anheuser-Busch is on the rocks thanks to Brexit

The deal to merge SABMiller and AB InBev will create a behemoth controlling about half of the industry’s profits.

This is what the SABMiller chief’s tax bill could do to his R1-billion windfall

Alan Clark, the latest of the tycoons who have to pay their dues to Sars, has some options that may minimise his liability.

SABMiller subsidiary workers battle for incentive payout

Work hard, Coleus Packaging said, and we’ll give you an incentive. But more than 70 workers are losing hope they will get their final instalment.

Disgruntled drivers want to put brakes on Coke merger

A group of owner-drivers for SABMiller’s ABI subsidiary want the Competition Tribunal to block a major restructuring of local Coca-Cola operations.

Bottling merger worries smaller beverage firms

Smaller firms are concerned that SABMiller’s merger with a Coca-Cola division to form CCBSA may freeze them out of shelf space at retailers.

InBev gives JSE an excuse to party

The new listing by Anheuser-Busch InBev could add 25% to the exchange’s market capitalisation.

SA beer bosses bag big barrels of bucks

The potential benefits for top management, this time SABMiller execs, once again raise issues of pay inequality in the corporate world.

The beer-all and end-all of mergers still has some way to go

But AB Inbev is so confident the SABMiller deal will fly, it's ready to fork out $3-billion in the event it falls through.

Big brewers face off over public offer

AB InBev has drawn SABMiller's shareholders into the takeover fray, calling on them to "voice their views".

SABMiller not falling for takeover bid

SABMiller has rejected Anheuser-Busch InBev's offer, saying the approach was timed to take advantage of its "recently depressed share price".

SABMiller takeover could affect sports sponsorship

Anheuser-Busch's offer to purchase SABMiller could create a beer giant with no competition to boost sponsorship of teams, leagues and broadcasting.

World’s biggest brewers mull $245bn tie-up

AB InBev is considering a takeover of SABMiller to consolidate its position in a market facing the increased popularity of indie craft beers.

A local success: SABMiller’s Nigerian ‘Hero’ beer

"Oh Mpa," the Nigerian version of SABMiller's Hero beer, is using a nostalgic appeal to local political ideologies to widen its marketshare.

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